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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Central Louisiana

LIVE UNITED

four stars

95.09

1101 Fourth Street Suite 202
Alexandria, LA 71301
tel: (318) 443-7203   Web Site
EIN: 72-0462338

CEO
Dave Britt
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.09 four stars
  Financial 94.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1980, United Way of Central Louisiana's (UWCL) mission is to link people and resources for a stronger community in central Louisiana. UWCL dreams of a community in which all their neighbors are linked to each other and to the resources they need to prosper and thrive. UWCL serves nine parishes: Allen (Oakdale area), Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon and Winn.

Founded in 1980, United Way of Central Louisiana's (UWCL) mission is to link people and resources for a stronger community in central Louisiana. UWCL dreams of a community in which all their neighbors are linked to each other and to the resources they need to prosper and thrive. UWCL serves nine parishes: Allen (Oakdale area), Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon and Winn.

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Financial

four stars

94.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Louisiana (LA) 95.09 four stars
Inland Empire United Way (CA) 94.40 four stars
United Way of Coastal Georgia (GA) 87.83 three stars
United Way of Kern County (CA) 86.00 three stars
United Way Galveston County Mainland (TX) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,364,032
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $24,985
Total Contributions $1,389,017
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,389,017
   Other Revenue $12,395
TOTAL REVENUE $1,401,412
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,119,911
   Administrative Expenses $144,485
   Fundraising Expenses $92,695
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,357,091
   
Payments to Affiliates $19,829
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,321
   
Net Assets $1,428,542

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grant Distribution $709,407 63.3%
Community Service $239,568 21.4%
2-1-1 Information and Referral $56,096 5.0%

Ratings History
United Way of Central Louisiana has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 95.09 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 94.94 four stars
2016-12 08/01/2017 91.00 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2016 87.29 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.19 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 84.54 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 82.06 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 83.44 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 72-0462338
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$70,286 5.17% David Britt President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Louisiana (LA) 95.09 four stars
United Way of Treasure Valley (ID) 95.87 four stars
United Way of Sheboygan County (WI) 90.50 four stars
United Way of Collier County (FL) 96.66 four stars
Plymouth Community United Way (MI) 92.10 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central Louisiana
1101 Fourth Street
Suite 202
Alexandria, LA 71301
tel: (318) 443-7203
EIN: 72-0462338

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CEO

Dave Britt
President

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